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could be receiving maybe one to three inches around cecil county and the further to the north and west you go. this starts at 7:00 this eveninguntil about 3 in the morning storm. this is -- tomorrow. chilly conditions this morning. we are cool. we are chilly and make sure to bundle up as we go throughout the day i will call it more seasonable. around 44 and the temperatures well above average. anything that falls will not stick to the pavement. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. you are making people happy on facebook this morning because most people are saying that they do want the snow. unlike me. traveling on 695 we are dealing with delays on west side that's starting to pick up. leave yourself an extra five minutes to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70. but as you can see the inner loop is nice and clear. that continues all the way up to 83. and as we check in and look at 83, here in hunt valley, no
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problems whatsoever. everything is moving along and it will remain this way as you get on the jfx and head downtown. it's going to take 12 minutes to travel southbound from the beltway all the way to east fayette street and everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel. looking at an 8 minute ride northbound from the beltway to the toll plaza. that's a look at your morning commute now over to you. two university of maryland college park students are dead and another is in the hospital. the suspect dayvon green shot both house mates before turning the gun on himself. sherrie johnson is here with more on the young man believed to have perpetrated the ordeal. >> reporter: there are unanswered questions and we know dayvon green has ties to baltimore. his family lives in the rosedale area and he attended morgan state university for his undergraduate degree. his family says he suffered from mental illness. police have not released information on his illness or what medication he was taking. university of maryland official say green was not treated for
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mental illness at their health care facilities. nor were university officials aware of his condition. police in prince george's county say he killed one of his roommates and injured another before killing himself outside of their college park home. all three were stewed antithe university of harold greene was a graduate student. now police say the 9 millimeter handgun used in the killing was bought legally. and the atf is looking into a stash of weapons he had including a loaded semiautomatic gun. he was a honor student and attended morgan state university for undergraduate studies. classmates say they never saw signs of mental illness. >> he didn't seem like the kind of person that would hurt people e wasn't that kind of individual e was not aggressive and didn't -- he wasn't aggressive and didn't have problems of rage. you can't force someone to tell you what's wrong inside. you can't. >> reporter: the atf is trying to determine how he bought his
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gun. maryland law says in some cases a person with mental illness can't purchase firearms. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. in case you weren't able to watch the speech we have the highlights this prong from president obama's state of the union address. he covered a range -- this morning from the president's state of the union address. some faces in the crowd reflected another issue, gun violence. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: it began as most state of the union the president greeting members of congress. but in the hall prominent guest victims of gun violence. like gabby giffords and next to michelle obama, the parents of shrine chicago teen hadiya pendleton. >> three weeks ago she was here in washington with her classmates performing for her country in my inauguration. and a week later, she was shot and killed in a chicago park
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after school. >> reporter: the president also talked about the tragic shootings in midtown connecticut. >> it has been two months since newtown. i know this is not the first time this country debateed how to reduce gun violence -- debated how to reduce gun violence but this time is different. >> reporter: after this shootings the president proposed tenning gun laws. >> the proposals deserve a vote -- toughening gun lawns. >> the proposals deer of a vote in the two months since newtown a thousand grad weighings birth dation anniversaries have been stolen from our lives by a bullet from a gun. >> reporter: president obama made an emotional appeal to congress. >> the families of aurora deserve a vote. the family of blacksburg and countless other communities deserve of a simple vote. >> reporter: i am ed payne reporting. >> and you have chance to voice
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your opinions on gun violence. representative andy harris is holding a town hall meeting in ocean city to talk about second amendment rights and gun safety issues. they plan to focus on the comprehensive gun control measure democrats in annapolis are trying to push through. 6:35. harford county classroom assistant is free after posting bail for charges she had sex with a 15-year-old student. 35-year-old amanda kay miller began the relationship outside the classroom at north harford high before the christmas break. deputies arrested miller at the school on monday. the school placed her on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. new video of a fire in northwest baltimore on madison avenue around 7 last night. no word on injuries. and the cause of the fire is under investigation. and as always, you can stay with for the latest in updates and follow us on twitter. type in abc2 news.
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thanks for joining us on this wednesday morning. a gorgeous picture of greece you are looking at the beach it's great area to vacation but right now the country is trying to get other countries to invest with them because they are financially strapped. but it looks like a nice play to go vacation. >> that will make you forget about the snow. >> it will. we have some great news for air travelers this morning. >> fewer of your bags are mishandled according to figures there are about 3 of mishandled
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bags per 1,000. this is passengers last year the lowest rate 18 years and america's largest airline posed a 82% on time arrival rating. wait times are getting better. there were 42 tarmac delays longer than three hours on u.s. domestic flights as far as -- that's down 50 delays in 2011. you can do better than that. we have new information on the where the richest americans live they live in the suburbs southern keck cut has highest cons -- he conduct cut has the highest cons -- connecticut has the highest concentration of wealthy homes and silicone valley came in second. the manhunt for a former l l.a. police office are may be over. >> where the man accused of going on a killing spree may have been hiding and why police believe they may have found their fugitive. >> reporter: an officer is shot in the head during a training
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exercise. i am linda so live at shock trauma. we will have an update on the officer's condition. >> and many of you have been begging for the snow. i will tell you when and where we could get it coming up. >> reporter: and 695 in baltimore national pike i am tracking delays and we will let you know where else there is congestion coming up on good morning maryland.
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we are work for you thanks for -- work for you. thank for -- working for. you thank for joining us. >> let's find out what the weather will be like because on facebook people want snow. >> i know. they want snow. we will get some snow just not as much as they want. i will tell you about that in a second. let's talk about temperatures this morning getting people out the door. take the heavy coats because we are dealing with cold temperatures even though some of the temperatures are above average. we are at 23 degrees right now in man chest he and look at baltimore city. 38, 32 at the airport. 35 in annapolis. columbia at 29 right now.
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this is what we can expect in terms of what's going on outside. we have those clouds increasing and they will continue to do so as we go throughout the day. and all this is courtesy of the area of low pressure moving in and once it does that, it's going to be bringing the rain with it and then that will switch all over to snow as we go through the evening and into tomorrow morning. so because of that, the national weather service has issued a winter weather advisory that goes into effect at 7 until 3:00 but basically foresees i will county -- for cecil county. as we step out we will be dealing with the clouds dry weather but mostly cloudy skies by lunchtime. by 3, 45 and the mix comes by 7. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: it's going to be too warm for that snow to actually lay on the roads. it will probably lay on the grass. if you are traveling downtown this morning, we have construction that's blocking south grain street. you will want to stick with packa or penn street.
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everything is up to speed through the fort mchenry tunnel and harbor tunnel. but there's lot of congestion on the west side of the beltway. a live look at old court road is going to take an extra five minutes to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70. the inner loop will be nice and clear as you make the push up to 83. speaking of 83, here's live look in hunt valley at shawan road. no delays traveling from the maryland pennsylvania state line down to the beltway and once you get on the jfx, it will take 12 minutes to get downtown to east fayette street. that's a look at your abc2 timesaver traffic. now over to you. 6:46. we are following breaking news. the search for a former a l.a. police officer wanted for multiple murders may be over. hunt for christopher dorner may have ened in a burning cabin notice -- ended with a burning cabins in the woods. what do they know about who was in the home. >> reporter: they know a -- >> they know a body was found in the charred remains. that was confirmed about four hours ago but an identity has
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not been revealed. should it be chris dorner, this will conclude the biggest manhunt for the most wantedamerican in america in sometime. we habeen talking -- there has been talk he fled to mexico. he's former member of the navy and is believed to have killed four people since last wednesday including the daughter of a l.a. police officer and her fiancee and two officers. police alerted -- were alerted to his possible whereabouts after reports of a stolen truck and this was a brazen stolen truck because it was right across the street from the command center in big bear lakes. after a shootout with deputieshe killed one officer and injured another, that's where the stand off began. hours after police tried to get him to surrender, they reported a single gunshot inside the cabin and it began to burn. >> it is painful for every
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person associated with the law enforcement family. across southern california they have been working closely for the last six days. >> there was confusion overnight because of conflinting reports about -- conflicting reports about whether anyone was found inside the cabin. la p pd and san bernardino county pd both held -- lapd and san bernardino county pd both held separate news conference and released different information. that has been cleared up. someone has been fond but we don't know if it's christopherdorner. his anger goes back five years when he was fired for filing a false police report accusing his training officer of kicking someone who was mentally ill. dorner claimed was a victim of racism at that time. and he did this, he said, to clear his name and right the wrongs against him. >> thanks. we will continue to -- we will continue to stay on top of this story. it's where officers go to learn how to protect us but for one trainee, a training session land him in the hospital and he
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is fighting for his life. linda so is live at shock trauma. i know you've been outside the hospital for sometime updating his condition. what do we know right now? >> reporter: well, this officer underwent surgery last night and he remains in stable but grave condition at shock trauma a lot of unanswered questions this morning. in the meantime, police commissioner has suspended all training exercises until this investigation is complete. the officer trainee was shot by a baltimore city police instructor during a training exer sneeze owings mills yesterday after -- exercise in owings mills yesterday after a training session. the injured officer works for the university maryland as a campus police officer. he is in his 40s and this was his first police job he started only in july. the chief surgeon here says the officer is in very grave condition. >> he is stable but any thoughts or predicts about long-
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term neurologic outcome are way, way too early. >> reporter: the family is asking the officer's name not be released. maryland state police is handling the investigation. linda so, abc2 news. tenments away from evan -- ten minutes away from seven. the pope made his first appearance since announcing he was stepping down. he he received a lengthing ovation. during the ash wednesday speech he was interrupted by an applause from the crowds of people many of them had tears in their eyes. he told the audience he didn't have the strength to continue and he was stepping down for good of the church and asked the faithful to continue to pray for the pope and the church." it's ash wednesday and it's the first day of lent and this year there are area episcopal churches are helping you by offering ashes to go. there are places to go for example you can get your ash at
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the starbucks on roland avenue from 7:45 to 8:45. they will give you a cross and you can go from noon to one to at waters in belvedere square. head to abc2 news with the list of the locationer. two gallons of soda a day is how much a new idealand woman drank before dying. the coroner says the addiction to coca cola played a significant role on what led to her death and says soft drink makers should consider adding health warning labels but the new zealand food association says no label would have prevented this woman from death. a cruel sense of any. the unofficial -- irony. unofficial spokesperson for the heart attract grill in las vegas died from a hart attack. died white -- heart attack. he died while waiting for the bus. he came to the diner and became the unofficial mascot. the restaurant is famous for the huge burgers, extra fat milk shakes and french fries cooked in lard. taking care of your heart
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is important. we all know that. but heart disease is the number one killer among men and women and many of you don't know that. so to drive the point home the state department of health is hosting the maryland million heart symposium. it will have presentations about workplace wellness and creating healthy environment. the million hearts initiative has a goal to prevent one million heart attacks and strokes in a five-year period. and to push an implement the affordable health care act in our state it continues in annapolis today. lawmakers are debating legislation that merges the federal reform laws into the state's health care system. anthony brown is testifying in favor of it. the measure includes expanding medicaid, and it creates a dedicated funding stream for the maryland health benefit exchange from the existing premium tax on health ensureers. time for five -- insooners. -- did insurers. time for five things to know. >> reporter: the president will speak at a factory in north carolina. >> a new study finds that more
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than-- a new study finds more than 4 out of 10 of us are living paycheck to paycheck and more than 1 in 10 don't make enough to pay for essential it's a combination of the soft economy and poor money management skills. a senate committee is looking into possible solutionings to fixing the postal service problems. the next seminar on cyber security is being held today and this comes the day the president is expected to release an exec tech order on cyber security outlining standards for companies to follow to prevent cyber attacks. supporters of offshore wind farms are rallying in annapolis. law makers are considering a bill to pave the way for constructing wind t-urbines. in the past we would pay an extra $1.50 a month to comfort cost for building the wind farms. starbucks is going out to sea. it opened a cafe on the uss
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boxer called the star boxer featuring the favorites including signature coffee drinks teas and smoothies. the cafe is run by the navy but starbucks reps trained the crew members. profits go to the ship's morale, welfare and recreation fund. that's a great idea. >> that's a good idea. time for a check on your weather. lynette i know you are a cocoa drinker is it a day you want it to warm you up. >> it's always one of those days. but it's chilly this morning. as you head out this morning, put your cocoa in a cup or whatever your beverage of choice is. warm beverage that s at the surface we are looking at high pressure to build in a little bit later. but before that does we do have the area of low pressure. this is the one that's going to move in as we go into afternoon bringing us rain showers across the area. and then that's when it will switch all over to some snow as we go later into tonight and tomorrow and the backside. you can see the cold air being drawn into the system because putting down a little bit of a
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within theory mix around -- within theory mix around illinois -- wintery mix around illinois and tennessee and kentucky. i will put this in motion for you. and it shows we will get the mix of rain and snow and more rain further south you go in baltimore and that snow on the backside north and west but also, around cecil county you saw that mob out early in the -- move out early in the morning. with that they have a winter weather advisory that goes into effect at 7 this after evening rather and lingers into 3 in the morning. after that, things will dry out and we will get one dry day and have another system that comes had for the weekend. so here's what's going on for today. the temperature at 45 degrees. so that's well above freezing. ground is going to be warm. that rain will develop but by tonight, we will get a slushy coating on the roads because the ground is so warm. 30 degrees rain to snow and then by tomorrow, we will start you out slick roadways and partly cloudy skies. let's check the abc2 timesaver
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traffic with lauren cook. >> reporter: good morning. tomorrow's commute could be tricky. so i will track the delays. right now we have our fair share of problems dealing with a lot of congestion on 795. it's going to take you 15 minutes to travel southbound from westminster pike down to the beltway. and 695 is going to be in pretty bad shape here at old court road. looking at an extra 5 minutes but it's still building to travel the outer loop from 795 down to 70. and here in parkville, it's a different story. no problems whatsoever traveling the inner loop down to 95. and the outer loop will be sluggish up to towson. 83 in hunt valley and no delays whatsoever from shawan to the beltway. >> looks good about now but maybe later this afternoon the weather will change a little bit. >> i know. on facebook this morning we have been debating snow throughout the course of the day on good morning maryland. renee no snow. terry snow big snow and one good snow just more than 6 inches. >> they want a blizzard.
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>> they do. time to go to new york. we are back in a half-hour. i've discovered gold.
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